Columbia Primary School



Columbia Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Primary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 150
1 155
2 155
3 152
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Columbia Primary School is a public elementary school located in Columbia, MS in the Columbia School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Primary School is the 140th largest public school in Mississippi and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.71

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Columbia Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 320
(52%)
661
(53%)
 Female 295
(48%)
593
(47%)

Columbia Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 300
(49%)
598
(48%)
 White 281
(46%)
594
(47%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
32
(3%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Columbia Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 474
(77%)
924
(74%)
 Not Eligible 105
(17%)
250
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
80
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Columbia Primary School is ranked 117th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Columbia Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 657
2006 631
2007 650
2008 626
2009 620
2010 574
2011 631
2012 637
2013 631
2014 623
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.7
2007 17
2008 16
2009 18.9
2010 16.5
2011 17.1
2012 16.6
2013 17.3
2014 15.9
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79299847792998
2006 0.75277337559429
2007 0.78153846153846
2008 0.79233226837061
2009 0.77096774193548
2010 0.79616724738676
2011 0.80665610142631
2012 0.79120879120879
2013 0.81774960380349
2014 0.82182985553772
2015 0.82926829268293

Compare Columbia Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 82.9%
 

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Public KG - 03 615 15.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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